KCSO deputy arrested, suspected of stealing money from citizens
Posted at 11:36 AM, Jul 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-28 20:44:58-04
A Kern County Sheriff's deputy has been arrested amid allegations of stealing money from citizens, KCSO officials said Friday.
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On July 28, 2017, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office concluded a several month-long investigation into allegations a deputy sheriff stole currency from citizens during the performance of his duties. The deputy, identified as 31-year-old Edward Bermudez, was arrested and booked into the Kern County Sheriff’s Office Central Receiving Facility for grand theft. Bermudez has been employed by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office since March of 2011. Bermudez has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.
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